International Admission – Graduate/Master’s Students

University of St. Francis in Joliet welcomes every international student. International students at the graduate level must meet the basic admission requirements. International students are considered for admission based on their previous academic work, English proficiency and evidence of adequate financial resources. We are glad to assist and help you with admission process.

Please choose the type of Graduate student you are below:


***Please note that USF requires all international students to meet a minimum English language requirement. If you are an International Student who does not meet the minimum English language requirement, please click here or contact the International Programs Office to discuss available English language courses through our English Language for Academic Purposes (ELAP) program.


USF & ELAP Minimum Requirements

USF Minimum

ELAP Suggested Minimum

TOEFL Paper – 550
IELTS – 6.0

TOEFL Paper – 480-549
TOEFL CBT – 153-212
TOEFL IBT – 55-78
IELTS – 4.5-5.5


If you have questions on what type of student you are please contact the international admissions office at .